Recent Announcements from the Erie Zoo



Online Gift Shop is Here!

Posted on May 18th, 2020 at 9:22 PM
We are excited to announce your Erie Zoo Gift Shop has gone virtual!

Now you can go *wild* shopping zoo merch from the comfort of your home! We even have pick up and shipping options! New items will be added regularly, so keep checking back to see what's new!
Erie Apparel Supports Emergency Fund

Erie Apparel Supports Emergency Fund

Posted on May 13th, 2020 at 12:47 PM

New Erie Apparel Erie Zoo tees are here! During the month of May, proceeds from these two tees benefit the Erie Zoo's Covid-19 Emergency Fund.

GalapaZOOza 2020 Temporarily Postponed

Posted on May 13th, 2020 at 12:44 PM

Due to the current uncertainty and Erie Zoo closure caused by the Covid-19 virus, we have made the decision to temporarily postpone GalapaZOOza 2020 - The Roaring 20's. Please see more below.

Animal Art Auction on Facebook!

Animal Art Auction on Facebook!

Posted on April 30th, 2020 at 9:58 PM

Join us every Saturday in May from 8am-8pm for our virtual Facebook Animal Art Auction Fundraiser! (All art created by Erie Zoo animals)

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Keeping Our Zoo Afloat T-shirt Fundraiser

Posted on April 24th, 2020 at 2:55 PM

Help keep your zoo afloat through our limited edition River Otter T-shirt fundraiser! Sale ends May 3rd!

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October Memberships Private Event

Posted on April 23rd, 2020 at 8:10 PM

UPDATE: Event Postponed

The rhino-themed private member event for those who purchased or renewed their memberships during October 2019 has been postponed. Please read the linke below for additional details. 

*This event is only for those who bought or renewed their memberships in October 2019*

50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Posted on April 22nd, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and though we can't be together physically, there are so many ways we can come together to protect and celebrate our planet. This year, Earth Day is going digital!

Ways to Help Your Erie Zoo

Posted on April 12th, 2020 at 3:09 PM

As a nonprofit, your Erie Zoo depends on ticket sales, memberships, concession purchases, donations, and education programs to care for the animals and keep our facility functioning. If you are looking for a way to help your Zoo today, please visit the link below to find out all the different ways you can support us during this time of need!

Ways to Help

Statement Addressing Covid-19 Transfer to Animals

Posted on April 9th, 2020 at 5:50 PM
A statement from your Erie Zoo regarding Covid-19 transfer to animals:
In response to the recent report of Covid-19 transfer from a keeper to big cat species at the Bronx Zoo, we have implemented protocol that all keeper staff must wear masks and gloves when entering all animal holding areas..

Covid-19 Update: Temporarily Closed

Posted on March 17th, 2020 at 12:06 PM
In response to the directive addressing the Covid-19 (coronavirus) situation issued by Governor Tom Wolf, effective today, Tuesday March 16th, your Erie Zoo will be CLOSED for a minimum of two weeks. Please check our Facebook and website for up to date information as the situation progresses.
We thank you for your understanding and support during this difficult time.
Ways to help your Zoo: